What should I do if I'm morbidly obese?

Nicole Florence, MD
Internal Medicine
If you are considered to be morbidly obese, it is important to see your physician or a medical weight loss team. There can be many barriers contributing to why you are at this state, as well as why you may have not been successful with previous attempts to lose weight. It is essential to address healthy choices in your diet, modifying the right level of exercise for you, lifestyle changes including any possible mood disorder, and any possible medical issue or medications which may be barriers to your success.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

If you're morbidly obese, change may seem impossible -- but small steps can start you on the way toward better health. In this video, Dr. Oz's 700-pound guest Colleen shares how she started her weight loss journey.

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